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Volume 66    Issue 12

An integrated mine plan: Connecting long, medium and short term planning

Mining Engineering, 2014, Vol. 66, No. 12, pp. 29-29
Vivas, R.E.; Nava, A.


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Goldcorp is one of the largest gold producers in the world with projects in South, Central and North America. Goldcorp’s flagship operation is Peñasquito, a world class, polymetallic deposit that started production in 2010 and is one of the largest mines in Mexico. Since the early stages of the project, Goldcorp has used the most advanced technologies available to maximize its value. However, the implementation of optimum mine plans has been challenging to put into practice. This is due to the fact that the mine operation involves more complexity than the plans usually reflect. This challenge is an industry-wide issue that presents opportunities for improvement. This article discusses the mine planning methodologies and procedures used to connect long-, medium- and short-term planning strategies in order to bridge the gap and produce optimum mine plans that can be practically implemented in the field.



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